We Are Nuns

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Eaindra, 16-year-old Buddhist nun from Naga Land considered among the most uneducated and backward in Myanmar, who currently studies in Yangon, has a desire to go to university of medicine and become the first ever Buddhist nun doctor in the country.

Director SEIN LYAN TUN
Location Myanmar
Duration 28 min.
Genre Social Issue / Education / Life
Air Date (JST) Mon., Apr. 15, 2019 *rerun
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019

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Director

SEIN LYAN TUN

SEIN LYAN TUN

Biography

Sein Lyan Tun (Myanmar) Director/Producer


SEIN LYAN TUN is an award winning filmmaker from Myanmar, and his documentary work “Unsilent Potato” is well recognized in Myanmar and Southeast Asia. In 2015. His first short documentary film “Charred Brick” was international premiered in One World Human Rights Film Festival in Prague, He won the “People Choice Award” from One World in Kyrgyzstan and India. He also made short fiction films “RULA” which won awards in China and India. His project “Border Boy” (Dare To Dream, South East Asia Project) was presented at IDFA Forum in 2016. He also directed and co-produced TV documentary titled "Border Boy"for Inside Lens, NHK World's new documentary strand, it is specialized in Japan and Asia in 2016 and titled “Dream over Monsoon” for Color of Asia, Southeast Asia Program NHK in 2017. He became the alumni of “Talents Tokyo” in 2016, and “Tie That Bind” in 2017. Currently, he is working on his first feature documentary “A Letter To Jejara” which won “Docs Spirit Award” from Docs Port Incheon in 2016, “Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize in 2017 at Japan Prize and developing his first feature fiction film “The Beer Girl in Yangon”.

Filmography

An Ordinary Marriage (Short Fiction) Director/Producer (2018)
Dream Over Monsoon (Short Documentary) Director/ Co-producer (2017,Japan)
Border Boy (Short Documentary) Director/Co producer (2016, Japan)
Unsilent Potato (Short Documentary) Director/Producer (2016)
Reborn (Short Fiction) Director/Producer (2016)
Rula (Short Fiction) Director/Producer (2015)
Charred Brick(Documentary) Director/Producer (2015)

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